Browse Average Salary Ranges for Skilled and Trades Jobs

What are the average salary ranges for jobs in the Skilled and Trades? There are 1424 jobs in Skilled and Trades category. Average salaries can vary and range from $30,316 to $307,476. Salary ranges can differ significantly depending on the job, industry, location, required experience, specific skills, education, and other factors... Salaries listed below are U.S. national averages data from December 26, 2019.

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Job Title Experience EDUCATION Avg. Salary  
Job TitleEntry Machinist Experience0 - 1 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$43,800  
87.63%
Job Title, Experience, Education

Assembles, repairs, and fabricates metal parts by operating mechanical equipment. Assembles parts into sub-units or complete units. Uses blueprints and design sketches to ensure the proper dimensions More

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Machinist I
General Machinist I
Job TitleEntry Painter Experience0 - 1 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$42,100  
84.22%
Job Title, Experience, Education

Applies paint, varnishes, stains and other coatings to interior and/or exterior surfaces with brush, roller or other tools. Prepares surfaces for painting by removing old paint using paint removers, s More

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Painter I
Brush Painter I
Painter, Entry
Painter I - Construction and Maintenance
Job TitleEntry Production Painter Experience0 - 1 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$34,700  
69.42%
Job Title, Experience, Education

Operates a spray painter or other equipment to apply industrial paint finishes on metals or products. Mixes paints and other solutions and monitors drying to ensure desired results. Completes finishin More

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Production Painter I
Industrial Production Painter I
Job TitleEntry Sheetmetal Mechanic Experience0 - 1 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$36,400  
72.82%
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Sets up and operates machines such as drill presses, punch presses, shears, bending rolls, brakes, grinders and numerical control equipment to shape and alter sheetmetal according to specifications. F More

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Sheetmetal Mechanic I
Sheetmetal Fabricator I
Job TitleEntry Waste Water Treatment Technician Experience0 - 1 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$40,400  
80.82%
Job Title, Experience, Education

Ensures that pumps, conveyors, blowers, chlorinators, vacuum equipment and other waste water treatment equipment are functioning properly. Monitors equipment for potential failures and may make minor More

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Waste Water Treatment Technician I
Waste Water Equipment Technician I
Waste Water Sampling Technician I
Job TitleEntry Welder Experience1 - 3 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$42,390  
84.80%
Job Title, Experience, Education

Joins, fabricates, and repairs metal and other weldable material by applying appropriate welding techniques and operating various welding devices. Interprets blueprints, specifications, diagrams or sc More

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Welder I
Combo Welder I
Mig/Tig Welder I
Boiler Welder I
Pipe Welder I
Solderer/Brazer I
Spot Welder I
Welder/Fabricator I
Job TitleFacilities Cleaning Supervisor Experience2 + EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$49,250  
98.53%
Job Title, Experience, Education

Supervises the cleaning and maintenance of buildings/facilities. Trains and supervises the custodial staff to maintain an orderly, safe, and efficient cleaning operation. Orders, stocks and replenishe More

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Janitorial Supervisor
Custodian Supervisor
Job TitleFloor Assembler I Experience0 - 1 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$30,316  
60.65%
Job Title, Experience, Education

Assembles fabricated parts, components or units at floor stations. Tests and calibrates parts and mechanisms to meet tolerances and product specifications. Uses hand tools and power tools to assemble More

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Entry Floor Assembler
Production Assembler I
Manufacturing Assembler I
Job TitleGeneral Machinist I Experience0 - 1 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$43,750  
87.53%
Job Title, Experience, Education

Assembles, repairs, and fabricates metal parts by operating mechanical equipment. Assembles parts into sub-units or complete units. Uses blueprints and design sketches to ensure the proper dimensions More

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Machinist I
Entry Machinist
Job TitleHand Packager Experience0 - 1 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$30,300  
60.62%
Job Title, Experience, Education

Packages materials and products manually. Performs basic quality control checks including measuring, weighing, strength testing, package counts, and evaluating product or package appearance. Folds and More

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Packer/Packager, Hand
Shipping Manual Packer
Hand Packer

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